All   >   Technical Writing

Technical Writing

Write technical materials that are useful and accurate

Course details

Learn how to develop your technical writing skills! 



Technical writing expert Rebecca Schwartz has worked as an editor, writer, and writing teacher. In this course, Rebecca will teach you the skills you need to be successful as you write technical documentation for distinct audiences.  


You’ll learn the purposes and qualities of good technical writing and then the key elements of technical documentation. You’ll see how to follow a six-step process for technical writing and how to write clear instructions. You’ll learn important technical terms and how to use them in your writing as well as some best practices for adding visuals to your technical materials.  


Along the way, Rebecca will show you lots of examples, both good and bad, and give you many tips and tricks she uses in her professional life. 


Technical writing is a skill that is useful in many jobs. Develop and improve your technical writing skills by taking this course! 


Topics covered include: 


  • Defining technical writing 
  • Describing the purposes and qualities of good technical writing 
  • Defining technical documentation 
  • Listing elements of technical documentation 
  • Listing the 6 steps in the technical writing process  
  • Writing clear instructions  
  • Identify key elements of documents that direct the audience  
  • Naming types of technical terms and how to use them  
  • Describing the purpose of adding visuals   
  • Listing best practices for using visuals in your technical writing  


Enjoy high-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging”TM Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style! 

Course Contents:

#  Lesson  Length 
1  Introduction  1:18 
2  What is Technical Writing?  6:36 
3  What is Technical Documentation?  5:00 
4  The Writing Process, Steps 1-3  7:10 
5  The Writing Process, Steps 4-6  4:02 
6  Clear Instructions  5:59 
7  Persuasive Technical Writing  5:57 
8  Technical Terms  5:00 
9  Visuals  7:04 

Course details

Related Course Recommendations

Managing Emails in Outlook (Classic)

Managing Conflict: Managing Self

Hybrid Meetings

Brain Bites – Fire Safety

Bigger Brains Course Catalog and Pricing

Fill out the information below to receive a download link for our latest course catalog.

Get More Information

Looking for eLearning content or other training solutions for your company? Let us know how we can help!